16 April 1997
Luca Giordano (1632-1706)
God-the-Father with Angels
with inscriptions 'Gloria' and 'Schizzi di Giordano' (verso)
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash on two joined sheets of paper
384 x 368 mm.
Nicos Dhikeos (his mark, not in Lugt).
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Comparable in handling with a battle scene by Giordano in a private collection in Florence, O. Ferrari and G. Scavizzi, Luca Giordano, L'opera completa, Naples, 1992, D. 221, fig. 585.
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